2000 copies were printed with sales now approaching 1700.

'Upton-by-Chester A People's History' initially priced at 15 was launched on Friday 1st April 2005 following a parade to the Village Hall all part of the Upton 2005 Festival.

The 300 page book is still on sale at the Bache Post Office Newsagency now priced at 7.

Copies can be mail ordered for 11 incl p&p within the UK via uptonhistory@hotmail.com and the book is on Amazon.

Reference copies are available in Upton & Chester City libraries and at Chester History & Heritage and at the Cheshire Record Office

The Foreword was written by former Deputy Prime Minister The Rt Hon John Prescott MP who lived in Upton for many years during his youth and early working life including his marriage in Upton church. He has expressed his delight with the book and personally signed up 'best wishes' on a copy for us.
Several reviews have been written incl 'The Chester Antiquary'


The book features over 300 images and is sown bound in traditional style.